IGP honours SP Daniel for rejecting $200k bribe

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By Ridwan Adekunle

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has commended SP Daniel Itse Amah for rebuffing a bribe of $200,000.00.

The IGP has similarly directed the issuance of commendation certificates to the officers for distinguishing themselves despite the many challenges of policing the nation effectively, a statement by the Force Spokesperson, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi disclosed.

SP Daniel Itse Amah was commended alongside two other officers who have been exemplary in their line of duty.

SP Daniel Itse Amah, the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Nasarawa Division in Kano State, has been commended for his integrity and exhibition of sound professionalism leading to the arrest of an armed robbery syndicate despite being offered a bribe of 200,000 USD to look away, which he rejected.

Police Constable Nura Mande attached to the Katsina State Police Command who found and returned an envelope containing 800 USD belonging to an intending pilgrim, an old woman, at the Hajj Camp, Katsina was also commended.

Inspector Ekene Ndukwu of the Imo State Police Command who successfully ambushed and neutralized two members of a bandit gang who stormed his house in the early hours of August 4th, 2022.

The Police Inspector who was armed, surprised the bandits with heavy gunfire which repelled their attacks and was equally commended.

The Inspector General of Police however charged all officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force to emulate the noble conduct of these exemplary members of the Force.

IGP Usman Alkali Baba, however, tasked the commended officers to continually exemplify good conduct, integrity, bravery and gallantry in the discharge of their policing responsibilities.